Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia

Employment

District Attorneys and Solicitors-General recruit and select professional personnel for their respective judicial circuits and counties. Vacancy announcements are posted as a service to these elected chief prosecutors. Please follow the reply instructions included in each announcement.

Other employment announcements from the prosecution community are also posted on a regular basis.

The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additionally, the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify, and uses this program to verify employment eligibility of all employees hired on or after July 1, 2008. [Federally-Issued User ID #: 144282, Date of Authorization: August 12, 2008]

Please contact Human Resources Director Chantalia Cooper to add or remove an announcement.

Coweta Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(11/24/14)

The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Troup County) is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator. Limited night-time and weekend work; Troup County funded with State of Georgia benefits. Salary based on experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. Applicant must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer and have a minimum of three years law enforcement investigative experience. Applicant must possess above average technology skills, be a detail-oriented team player, and have strong organizational/interpersonal skills. Must possess/maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License and be able to pass an extensive background check and drug screening. Interested persons should email their cover letter, resume and references to:  ltipton@pacga.org or mail/fax to: Linda Tipton, Operations Manager, D.A.’s Office, P.O. Box 2564 Newnan, GA  30264  FAX: 770-683-0216.  Resume Deadline: 12-1-14.  No phone calls, please.

Paulding Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(10/30/14)

The Paulding Judicial Circuit (Dallas, Georgia) is accepting applications for the position of Investigator. In order to properly balance the division staff, an applicant who is bilingual is desirable, but not essential. This is an entry-level, county-paid position, working with a seasoned, trained investigative staff of investigators and experienced Assistant District Attorneys doing both felony and misdemeanor prosecution. Applicants must be P.O.S.T. certified. Although county-paid, the successful applicant may choose to become a county-paid, state reimbursed employee.

Send your résumé by mail or e-mail to:

Dick Donovan, District Attorney
Paulding Judicial Circuit
280 Constitution Boulevard, Room 2072
Dallas, Georgia 30132
dick.donovan@paulding.gov

Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia
(10/30/14)

 Accountant (WL)
Job Code: 48031      
Salary: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00
Location: Downtown Atlanta

Opening Date: October 28, 2014
Closing Date: November 5, 2014

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia, a judicial branch agency whose mission includes serving as fiscal agent for prosecutors throughout the state, is seeking an experienced Accountant (Accounts Receivable) to work in all aspects of the accounting operations with primariy responsibility for the accounts receivable function.  Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure compliance with AR internal Controls and Procedures.
  • General Ledger account analysis in support of the monthly accounting cycle and reporting process.
  • Coordinates with Grants and Billing in establishing Receivables.
  • Review daily cash receipts and allocative revenue against specific transactions.
  • Correctly applies various accounting theories according to GAAP, governmental accounting.
  • Carefully reviews documentation, journal entries and reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Accurately and completely records financial transactions according to GAAP and agency policy.
  • Reconcile bank accounts within established timeframes.
  • Participate in the initiation/approval of  wire transactions/ACH Transfers.
  • Actively participates in monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Undertakes special accounting projects as requested.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of a bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university AND One year of professional accounting experience OR Completion of a bachelor’s degree in a business curriculum which included completion of introductory and intermediate accounting sequence AND One year of professional accounting experience OR Completion of a master’s degree in accounting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • A strong background in the PeopleSoft Financials modules primarily Accounts Receivables and GL.
  • Ability to work independently and complete assignments as a member of a team.
  • Thorough knowledge of State of Georgia governmental accounting operations including the application of general accounting theory and financial systems.
  • Knowledge and experience in an Accounting department within a state agency.
  • Advanced-level skill in the use of MS Word, Excel & PeopleSoft Financial applications required.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle competing priorities against strict deadlines.

The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screening.

Due to the volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application or interview status cannot be provided in writing, over the phone or in person. Only those qualified candidates who are selected for an interview shall receive notification upon the filling of this vacancy. This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice, once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified. NO PHONE CALLS!


Please submit a resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 4th to Human Resources by e-mail at hr@pacga.org (please enter "Accountant (WL)" in the subject line), or by fax to (404) 969-0020.

Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia
IT Network/Server Administrator
(10/30/14)

The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia is seeking a skilled network and server administrator to proactively manage the operations of the computer server room and the office network and to complete special projects as assigned by management.

DUTIES:

  • Configure Symantec security and anti-virus software to provide maximum protection and security for data on all file servers and workstations to prevent loss of end user data.
  • Install a Help Desk and Asset Management software system to facilitate the budgeting process for upgrading IT assets and to track hardware, software and IT support calls.
  • Regularly conduct a test of the backup system to ensure Laserfiche data and office file server data can be restored if needed.
  • Implement a systems management product like System Center Configuration Manager to manage Microsoft software updates for the computers in the PAC office.
  • Implement an end-to-end network monitoring software tool so that the Network Admin is proactively alerted when a critical device goes out of service.
  • Provide support for the phone system and security card access system so that technical issues can be resolved and end users can be administered.
  • Establish and implement policies, procedures, and technologies as well as apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration to ensure all systems are current, secure and accurate.
  • Participate in evaluation of new technologies or solutions to improve service and efficiency of systems with emphasis on system security.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field from a four-year accredited college or university and 8+ years of related experience.

  • Ability to configure CISCO firewall.
  • Ability to configure Dell SonicWall firewall.
  • Knowledge of Extreme Networks environment and devices.
  • Knowledge of ShoreTel PBX phone system.
  • Proficiency in Windows Server administration and Active Directory.
  • Proficiency in Linux operating system.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite software.
  • Experience supporting Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL databases.
  • Knowledge of backup and recovery concepts and testing.
  • Knowledge of electronic security access systems from providers such as Convergint Technologies.
  • Experience with Symantec AntiVirus and Symantec Critical System Protection applications is a plus.
  • Experience with implementing and administering Office 365 is a plus.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise discretion, and use independent judgment.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Other requirements are a valid Georgia driver’s license, the ability to lift and move file servers and other equipment, and excellent customer service and communication skills.

A background in Georgia state government, criminal justice or prosecution is a plus.

JOB STATUS and LOCATION:

This is a full-time contract position for approximately 12 months with the possibility of conversion to a permanent hire. Initial job location is at the PAC office in downtown Atlanta with plans to relocate the PAC office to Morrow, GA by 1-31-15. Occasional travel (10%-15%) within the state of Georgia may be required. Standard dress code is business casual attire. This position will report to the Director, Information Technology Division. Candidates are subject to a thorough background investigation. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to lhampton@pacga.org.

Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(10/20/14)

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Cherokee County) is currently accepting resumes for a county-paid investigator. Salary range is from $39,987 to $42,587. Applicant must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer and have a minimum of three years law enforcement, investigative experience. Applicant must demonstrate efficiency with technology skills, be a team player, and have strong organizational/interpersonal skills. Applicant must also demonstrate efficiency with a firearm and must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License. Applicant will be required to pass an extensive background check and drug screening.

We desire to begin interviews immediately but the position will not begin until December 1, 2014. Interested persons should email their cover letter, resume and references to dkelley@cherokeega.com or by mail/fax to:

Dwight Kelley
Chief Investigator
90 North Street, Suite 390
Canton, Georgia 30114
(770) 479-3105

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(10/20/14)

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Cherokee County) is currently accepting resumes for a county-paid investigator for the white collar/elder abuse unit. Salary range is from $39,987 to $42,587. Applicant must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer and have a minimum of three years law enforcement investigative experience. Experience investigating white collar crime is required. Applicant must demonstrate technology skills, be detail-oriented, and have strong organizational/interpersonal skills. Applicant must also demonstrate efficiency with a firearm and must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License. Applicant will be required to pass an extensive background check and drug screening.

We desire to begin interviews immediately but the position will not begin until December 1, 2014. Interested persons should email their cover letter, resume and references to dkelley@cherokeega.com or by mail/fax to:

Dwight Kelley
Chief Investigator
90 North Street, Suite 390
Canton, Georgia 30114
(770) 479-3105

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorneyr
(10/20/14)

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Cherokee County), is seeking applications for a state-paid assistant district attorney. We are seeking an applicant with a strong background in working with victims of abuse and with experience supervising, training and/or mentoring other prosecutors. Minimum requirements include five years of felony prosecutorial experience in Georgia and extensive felony jury trial experience. Experience handling major violent crimes is preferred. Additionally, applicants must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s training and experience. Applicant must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and will be required to pass an extensive employment background check and drug screening.

Interested persons should email a cover letter, resume and references to Rachelle Carnesale, Chief Assistant District Attorney at rcarnesale@cherokeega.com or mail/fax to:

Rachelle Carnesale
Chief Assistant District Attorney
90 North Street, Ste. 390
Canton, Georgia 30114
(770) 479-3105

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorneyr
(10/20/14)

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Cherokee County), is seeking applications for a county-paid assistant district attorney for the white collar/elder abuse unit.  This prosecutor will handle all complex financial cases as well as elder abuse prosecutions. An experienced prosecutor with significant felony jury trial experience with white collar and elder abuse cases is a prerequisite. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s training and experience. Applicant must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and will be required to pass an extensive employment background check and drug screening.

We desire to begin interviews immediately but the position will not begin until December 1, 2014. Interested persons should email a cover letter, resume and references to Rachelle Carnesale, Chief Assistant District Attorney at rcarnesale@cherokeega.com or mail/fax to:

Rachelle Carnesale
Chief Assistant District Attorney
90 North Street, Ste. 390
Canton, Georgia 30114
(770) 479-3105

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Atlanta Judicial Circuit
Senior Assistant District Attorney, Appellate Division
(10/3/14)

The Office of the Fulton County District Attorney is seeking an experienced appellate attorney to serve as a Senior Assistant District Attorney assigned to the Appellate Division. Excellent writing and research skills are required. Experience in preparing appeals and arguing before appellate courts preferred. Prior experience with death penalty matters a plus.

Essential Duties:

  • Conducting Legal Research;
  • Preparing and arguing Motions for New Trial;
  • Preparing and arguing Constitutional challenges to indictments;
  • Preparing and writing appellate briefs;
  • Conducting oral argument before the Georgia Appellate courts;
  • Providing research and court support for the trial attorneys.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills required;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral communication skills;
  • Excellent legal research skills;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Lexis-Nexis;
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, and listen attentively to others.

Qualifications:

  • A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
  • Must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia or be in good standing of another state’s bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the State Bar of Georgia.
  • Experience working in a law firm or government legal office, including at least three (3) years experience in writing appellate briefs and arguing before appellate courts.

Salary: $71,416.00 – $84,000.00 (Salary commensurate with experience)

Please email your resume and a writing sample to:

Tawanna Conley
Office Manager
Tawanna.Conley@fultoncountyga.gov

Augusta Richmond County Solicitor-General's Office
Assistant Solicitor-General
(9/26/14)

The Augusta Richmond County Solicitor’s Office is seeking applicants for an Assistant Solicitor General. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the investigation and preparation of cases for trial, representing the State in all stages of court proceedings and performing additional tasks relating to the function of the department as assigned by the Solicitor-General.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represents the State in the prosecution of misdemeanor cases with direct litigation responsibilities.
  • Reviews files for prosecution and will represent the State throughout arraignment, trial and sentencing phases.
  • Manages a high volume caseload through case preparation and time management skills.
  • Presents cases for sentencing in State Court.
  • Reviews criminal histories, interviews witnesses and targets specific victim concerns and/or restitution.
  • Conducts special hearings.
  • Serves as resource for subordinate personnel.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Juris Doctorate required. Must be a member in good standing with the Georgia Bar.
  • Experience: One or more years in similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities. Internship, third year practice in law, law journal and/or participation in Moot Court will be considered towards experience. Two to three years experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of state laws, court proceedings, rules of evidence, policies, procedures and activities of the Solicitor General’s Office as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Assistant Solicitor General.
  • Familiarity with local government and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in dealing with the public.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

Other:

  • May supervise designated subordinate personnel.

Salary Is Commensurate With Experience. Position Open Until Filled.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Fasha Lewis
Chief Assistant Solicitor-General
flewis@augustaga.gov

Coweta Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(9/17/14)

The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Troup County location) is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator. Limited night-time and weekend work; Troup County funded with State of Georgia benefits. Salary based on experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

Applicant must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer and have a minimum of three years law enforcement investigative experience. Applicant must possess above average technology skills, be a detail-oriented team player, and have strong organizational/interpersonal skills. Must possess/maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License and be able to pass an extensive background check and drug screening.

Interested persons should email their cover letter, resume and references to ltipton@pacga.org, or by mail/fax to:

Linda Tipton, Operations Manager
District Attorney’s Office
P.O. Box 2564
Newnan, Georgia 30264
(770) 683-0216 - Fax

No phone calls, please.

DeKalb County Solicitor-General's Office
Supervising Attorney, Special Victims Unit
(9/4/14)

The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office seeks a supervising attorney for its Special Victims Unit. The Special Victims Unit prosecutes misdemeanor cases involving high-risk intimate partner violence, elder abuse, victims who are children, animal cruelty and vehicular homicides. Minimum requirements include: five years of prosecutorial experience in Georgia and extensive jury trial experience, to include a minimum of 20 jury trials as first chair. A successful applicant will have a strong background in working with victims of abuse and demonstrated experience with supervising, training and/or mentoring other prosecutors. Additionally, applicants must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. This is a full-time position with benefits to begin in October, 2014.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume by September 12, 2014 to:

Ms. Sonja Brown
Deputy Chief Assistant Solicitor-General
snbrown@dekalbcountyga.gov

Georgia Department of Law
(1/16/14)

Assistant Attorney General, Torts Section
http://law.ga.gov/assistant-attorney-general-torts

Duties & Responsibilities

Position works on tort cases involving the defense of state agencies in state court throughout the state. These actions include wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and other negligence claims. Travel is required. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience

Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school. Preference will be given to applicants with five (5) or more years litigation and/or tort related experience.

Additional Information

Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and submit an Attorney DEPARTMENT OF LAW application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms. Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: WK Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications are reviewed by the Division Deputy; selection of candidates is based on the specific preferred qualifications needed by the position. Please submit two (2) writing samples along with copies of your official undergraduate and law school transcripts. You may submit the application & writing samples with the transcripts to follow. Candidates that are not interviewed will have their application information held in the Applicant Pool and considered for future vacancies with the Department. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Attn: WK Brown
Director of Human Resources
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Griffin Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorney
(8/29/13)

The Griffin Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for an Assistant District Attorney position. Position will be a county-paid position handling primarily felonies. Applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Salary based on experience.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Hon. Scott Ballard, District Attorney by email at sballard@fayettecountyga.gov.